Parallel Verses

Amplified

Along the way at a [resting-] place, the Lord met [Moses] and sought to kill him [made him acutely and almost fatally ill].

New American Standard Bible

Now it came about at the lodging place on the way that the LORD met him and sought to put him to death.

King James Version

And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him.

Holman Bible

On the trip, at an overnight campsite, it happened that the Lord confronted him and sought to put him to death.

International Standard Version

But later on, at the lodging place along the way, the LORD met Moses and was about to kill him.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass on the way at the lodging-place, that LORD met him, and sought to kill him.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass on the way at the lodging-place, that Jehovah met him, and sought to kill him.

Bible in Basic English

Now on the journey, at the night's resting-place, the Lord came in his way and would have put him to death.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass on the way, in the inn, that Jehovah came upon him, and sought to slay him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him and sought to kill him.

Julia Smith Translation

And it shall be in the way in the inn, and Jehovah will meet with him and will seek to kill him.

King James 2000

And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{And} on the way, at the place of overnight lodging, Yahweh encountered him and sought to kill him.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened by the way, in the inn, that Jehovah met him and sought to kill him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it chanced by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him and would have killed him.

NET Bible

Now on the way, at a place where they stopped for the night, the Lord met Moses and sought to kill him.

New Heart English Bible

It happened on the way at a lodging place, that the LORD met him and wanted to kill him.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, on the way, in the resting-place for the night, that Yahweh fell upon him, and sought to kill him.

Webster

And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him.

World English Bible

It happened on the way at a lodging place, that Yahweh met Moses and wanted to kill him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it cometh to pass in the way, in a lodging place, that Jehovah meeteth him, and seeketh to put him to death;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And it came to pass by the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

in the inn
מלון 
Malown 
Usage: 8

that the Lord

Usage: 0

met
פּגשׁ 
Pagash 
Usage: 14

to kill
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Exodus 4:24

Context Readings

Moses Leaves Midian And Returns To Egypt

23 And I say to you, Let My son go, that he may serve Me; and if you refuse to let him go, behold, I will slay your son, your firstborn. 24 Along the way at a [resting-] place, the Lord met [Moses] and sought to kill him [made him acutely and almost fatally ill]. 25 [Now apparently he had failed to circumcise one of his sons, his wife being opposed to it; but seeing his life in such danger] Zipporah took a flint knife and cut off the foreskin of her son and cast it to touch [Moses'] feet, and said, Surely a husband of blood you are to me!


Cross References

Genesis 17:14

And the male who is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant.

1 Chronicles 21:16

David lifted up his eyes and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and the heavens, having a drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem. Then David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell upon their faces.

Genesis 42:27

And as one of them opened his sack to give his donkey fodder at the lodging place, he caught sight of his money; for behold, it was in his sack's mouth.

Exodus 3:18

And [the elders] shall believe and obey your voice; and you shall go, you and the elders of Israel, to the king of Egypt and you shall say to him, The Lord, the God of the Hebrews, has met with us; and now let us go, we beseech you, three days' journey into the wilderness, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God.

Leviticus 10:3

Then Moses said to Aaron, This is what the Lord meant when He said, I [and My will, not their own] will be acknowledged as hallowed by those who come near Me, and before all the people I will be honored. And Aaron said nothing.

Numbers 22:22-23

And God's anger was kindled because he went, and the Angel of the Lord stood in the way as an adversary against him. Now he was riding upon his donkey, and his two servants were with him.

1 Kings 13:24

And when he had gone, a lion met him by the road and slew him, and his corpse was cast in the way, and the donkey stood by it; the lion also stood by the corpse.

Hosea 13:8

I will meet them like a bear that is robbed of her cubs, and I will rend the covering of their heart, and there will I devour them like a lioness, as a wild beast would tear them.

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